hagiophobia etymology

English word hagiophobia comes from English nuptial, English hagio- (Forming compound words pertaining to saints.)

Detailed word origin of hagiophobia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nuptial English (eng) Capable, or characteristic, of breeding.. Of or pertaining to wedding and marriage.
hagio- English (eng) Forming compound words pertaining to saints.
hagiophobia English (eng) The fear, dislike, or hatred of holiness and/or of holy things.

Words with the same origin as hagiophobia

Descendants of nuptial
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Descendants of hagio-
hagiarchy hagiocracy hagiolater hagiolatry hagiomania hagioscope hagiotherapy